Lack of access to sanitary facilities in the home increases the risk of disease and malnutrition. Abbott (No. 10 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) launched a community-led sanitation campaign in two villages near its facility in Gujarat.
For women and girls, safe access to sanitation facilities also means access to increased opportunities – including those that come from staying in school. It's one important way of helping them live their best, healthiest lives.